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MAJOR DRUG TRAFFICKER PLEADS GUILTY IN SARATOGA COUNTY COURT

Posted on Jun 29, 2018 in 2018 News

MAJOR DRUG TRAFFICKER PLEADS GUILTY IN SARATOGA COUNTY COURT

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Dennis Jones (DOB 7-3-53) of County Route 32, Town of Saratoga plead guilty before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III, to the Class “A-1” Felony of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, in violation of New York State Penal Law Section 220.21(1).  The charges stemmed from a major drug...

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CLIFTON PARK MAN SENTENCED TO MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR AGGRAVATED ANIMAL CRUELTY

Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in 2018 News

CLIFTON PARK MAN SENTENCED TO MAXIMUM SENTENCE  FOR AGGRAVATED ANIMAL CRUELTY

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Hank D. Smith, (d.o.b. 12/28/90), of 1814 Huntridge Drive, Clifton Park, New York, was sentenced by Judge James A. Murphy, III to 2 years in the Saratoga County Correctional Facility-the maximum allowed by law for his conviction of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, in violation of New York State Agriculture and Markets Law...

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FORMER BURNT HILLS/BALLSTON LAKE STUDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO THREATENING SCHOOL

Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in 2018 News

FORMER BURNT HILLS/BALLSTON LAKE STUDENT  PLEADS GUILTY TO THREATENING SCHOOL

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Joseph P. Rossi (DOB:  10/30/97), of 38 Maplewood Drive, Charlton, NY pleaded guilty on June 19, 2018 in Saratoga County Court to Attempting to Make a Terrorist Threat, before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III.  Joseph P. Rossi pleaded guilty and admitted in Court that on April 8, 2018 he attempted to intimidate a...

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CONVICTION OF FATHER FOR ABUSING HIS 85-DAY-OLD SON AFFIRMED ON APPEAL

Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in 2018 News

CONVICTION OF FATHER FOR ABUSING HIS 85-DAY-OLD SON AFFIRMED ON APPEAL

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, has affirmed the conviction of Connor Ash, who was found guilty of Assault in the Second Degree, in violation of Penal Law Section 120.05 (9), a Class D violent felony, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in violation of Penal Law Section 260.10 (1) following a 12...

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Internal Revenue Service Scam

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in 2018 News

Internal Revenue Service Scam

My office has received several inquiries about phone calls or voicemail messages received by members of our community that purport to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The callers declare that the recipients owe taxes and threaten legal action in an effort to obtain money or personal information from the recipients. My office is aware of the situation and has been in touch with the IRS...

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FORMER STILLWATER MAYOR SENTENCED TO PRISON

Posted on Jun 19, 2018 in 2018 News

FORMER STILLWATER MAYOR SENTENCED TO PRISON

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announces that Ricky Nelson (dob 5/30/55) of St. John’s Place, Stillwater, New York, was sentenced today by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III, to an aggregate total of 5 to 15 years in prison for his conviction of five separate counts of Possessing a Sexual Performance of a Child, Class “E” felonies, in violation of NYS Penal Law...

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THIRD DEFENDANT ADMITS GUILT TO MECHANICVILLE AND STILLWATER GAS STATION ROBBERIES

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 in 2018 News

THIRD DEFENDANT ADMITS GUILT  TO MECHANICVILLE AND  STILLWATER GAS STATION ROBBERIES

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Daniel Deming (DOB: 4/24/88), of 489 Angel Road, Corinth, NY, 12822, NY, pleaded guilty May 31, 2018 in Saratoga County Court to a string of local robberies, before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III. Daniel Deming pleaded guilty to 2 counts of Robbery in the Third Degree, in violation of New York State Penal Law...

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TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO AREA ROBBERIES

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 in 2018 News

TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO AREA ROBBERIES

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Christopher Hutchins (DOB 06/06/92), of 29 Allen Road, Greenfield, NY and Ashley Deming (DOB:  04/09/87) of 489 Angel Road, Corinth, NY, pleaded guilty on May 25, 2018 in Saratoga County Court to a string of local robberies, before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III.  Christopher Hutchins pleaded guilty to 2 counts of...

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Saratoga Springs Man Sentenced to the Maximum – 30 Years in Prison – for Breaking into Homes While Residents Slept

Posted on May 25, 2018 in 2018 News

Saratoga Springs Man Sentenced to the Maximum – 30 Years in Prison – for Breaking into Homes While Residents Slept

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen reports today that Ramiz T. Hajratalli, dob 12/29/85 of Saratoga Springs, New York, was sentenced today by the Honorable James A. Murphy, III, to the aggregate maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment with 5 year of Post Release Supervision.  On February 27, 2018, the defendant was convicted after trial of two counts of Burglary in the Second...

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“MANIPULATIVE AND INCESSANT” SARATOGA COUNTY DOMESTIC ABUSER SENTENCED TO 3-6 YEARS IN STATE PRISON

Posted on May 24, 2018 in 2018 News

“MANIPULATIVE AND INCESSANT” SARATOGA COUNTY DOMESTIC ABUSER SENTENCED TO 3-6 YEARS IN STATE PRISON

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announces that David Storm of Mechanicville, New York, was sentenced yesterday in Saratoga County Court before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to two consecutive indeterminate terms of state prison ranging from 1 ½ to 3 years as a Predicate Felon. This sentence followed the defendant’s plea on February 27, 2018 on the eve of...

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